Dazzling Dembele completes two-man job to help France reach last 16
The forward had already been impressive in France's 4-1 victory against Australia but Saturday's display probably cemented his place in the starting lineup
Shanghai hit by COVID protests
Residents in several Chinese cities pushed back against heavy COVID-19 curbs nearly three years into the pandemic
Musk says he will back Trump rival DeSantis if he runs for presiden
Elon Musk, who is white, grew up in South Africa. When asked about his support, DeSantis joked, 'I welcome support from African-Americans'
Belarus foreign minister Makei dies
Makei, 64, attended a conference earlier this week and was due to meet Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov
Messi brings Argentina to life, but can he match Maradona?
Argentines have often found it harder to love Messi than Maradona given his departure to Spain as a boy, his more introverted demeanour and, of course, his lack of a World Cup
N Korea eyes world's strongest nuclear force
Building the nuclear force is for reliably protecting the dignity and sovereignty of the state and the people, Kim said
Messi helps give Argentina peace of mind with victory over Mexico
Mexico's high press blunted the Argentina attack in the first half before Messi's sublime 64th minute strike eased the pressure on his side
Nadal says 'a part of his life left' when Federer retired
The pair faced each other 40 times over the last two decades in one of sport's most enduring rivalries, with the Spaniard leading the head-to-head 24-16
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